By Roland Barthes
A Lover’s Discourse, at its 1978 e-book, used to be innovative: Roland Barthes made unparalleled use of the instruments of structuralism to discover the whimsical phenomenon of affection. wealthy with references starting from Goethe’s Werther to Winnicott, from Plato to Proust, from Baudelaire to Schubert, A Lover’s Discourse artfully attracts a portrait during which each reader will locate echoes of themselves.
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